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Plate

Circular. In center, quatrefoil medallion with Fort St. George in Madras beside a river. On rim: above, a crest (a crowned eagle displayed), below, a quartered coat-of-arms of Cooke quartering Waren with Twysden in pretence, in elaborate scroll & floral cartouche. In border, gillded cartouches...

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Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese Export, around 1745

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.887

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain